Trade Shows For Wholesale Boutique Clothing
A trade show is an exhibition where suppliers showcase their latest products – in the apparel retail sector, their latest lines and designs – to industry professionals and consumers. For entrepreneurs looking to open a store, it’s a perfect time to build strong relationships with suppliers and stock up on inventory. Some shows are open to the public, but many require you to be a company representative to attend. Some of the most popular wholesale clothing shows are listed below:
This show connects the best brands in women’s fashion, including apparel, accessories, and footwear, with buyers from around the world in New York and online. COTERIE also hosts an annual swimwear and loungewear show in Miami.
2. PROJECT New York
PROJECT New York is a trade show that offers a selective showcase of men’s and women’s clothing, footwear, and accessories brands. The event attracts an exclusive audience of key retailers, thought leaders, and influential voices to North America’s fashion capital.
MAGIC is a wholesale trade show specializing in the exhibition of trendy, young, and contemporary sportswear, apparel, footwear, and accessories. MAGIC brings together a global audience of retail buyers, from mass retailers to boutiques, as well as influencers, media and industry thought leaders.
Agenda is one of the leading trade shows for skate, streetwear, and lifestyle connecting designers and retailers. It is held twice a year in Las Vegas, with over 1,000 brands represented.
5. Dallas Men’s Show
The Dallas Men’s Show is a boutique trade show offering a selective selection of the most in-demand traditional and contemporary lines of men’s clothing, accessories, and footwear. From button-down shirts and ties to t-shirts and sweaters, the Dallas Men’s Show has it all. If you’re looking to open a store with a men’s clothing niche, the Dallas Men’s Show is a place to visit for a fantastic deal.
6. Mississippi Magazine Wholesale Show
Held in Jackson, the Mississippi Market Wholesale Show features Mississippi companies designing, producing, and selling goods exclusively to accredited retail buyers throughout the Southeast. There is no charge to attend this event. The market is closed to the general public and opens only to accredited retail buyers.